I recall seeing a post from a Twitter employee that static profile
image urls would be delivered sometime in June 2009.  Do we have any
updates?  Thanks.



On May 21, 6:14 pm, Doug Williams <d...@twitter.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your patience guys -- we realize the benefits of predictable
> static URLs. It's unfortunately kind of back-burner work but we're getting
> to it. As most of you can tell, the image uploading logic needs a lot of
> love.
> Cheers,
> Doug
>
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>
> Doug Williams
> Twitter Platform Supporthttp://twitter.com/dougw
>
>
>
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 4:38 PM, Tim Haines <tmhai...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Clint,
>
> > Thanks for that.  I've added myself to the watchlist.  I saw a similar
> > note from 2007, so was hoping it was already done - but 'a month or
> > so' sounds good to me.
>
> > Tim.
>
> > On May 21, 10:24 pm, Clint Shryock <cts...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > the API team is in the process of re-engineering this functionality: in
> > the
> > > future the current profile image will have a static URL.see:
> >http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=497#c8
>
> > > +Clint
>
> > > On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Tim Haines <tmhai...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > > Hey there,
>
> > > > I'm caching profile image urls.  I'm finding quite a bit of churn, and
> > > > have started wondering how I'm going to keep them up to date.
>
> > > > Is there anyway to predict or determine a profile image url from a
> > > > screen name or something?  The url's provided all seem to contain part
> > > > of the original file name - which of course is impossible to guess.
>
> > > > If there's not a way to determine them from the screen name, is there
> > > > an easy way to get a bulk update of the image urls?
>
> > > > Cheers,
>
> > > > Tim.- Hide quoted text -
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